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UT students tour electric grid control center

May 24, 2018

UT Austin students studying the rapidly changing world of energy were provided a rare glimpse of the Texas power grid’s central nervous system...

Apply now for 2018 UT Energy Journalism Workshop, Sept. 25-26

April 26, 2018

Applications are now being accepted for the third annual UT Energy Journalism Workshop...

A case for cautious optimism on climate, energy policy

April 26, 2018

The tendency to reinforce deeply held cognitive biases is a powerful trait in most people...

Center for Petroleum & Geosystems Engineering hosts annual meeting on Enhanced Oil Recovery research

April 26, 2018

The Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) Research Project was the subject of an annual meeting to highlight experimental and modeling research and development...

Failing to address climate change threatens national security

April 26, 2018

U.S. policymakers have a constitutional mandate to address climate change to ensure national security...

Summer demand for power could test Texas electric grid

April 26, 2018

This summer could present a stiff test for the Texas electric grid, but early indicators suggest we will get by...

Iconic oilman Henry Groppe lauded by Permian Basin Petroleum Museum

April 26, 2018

The Midland-based Permian Basin Petroleum Museum has celebrated legendary oilman Henry Groppe with a special exhibit...

Austin Electricity Conference explored transformative information systems in changing electricity industry

April 26, 2018

Representatives from pioneering industries, regulatory agencies, non-profit organizations and think tanks joined academic experts from UT Austin and other universities for a two-day exploration...

Center for Electromechanics nears completion of prototype hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle for UPS

March 29, 2018

Researchers at UT’s Center for Electromechanics (CEM) are nearing completion of a conversion of a UPS delivery van into a prototype zero-emissions hydrogen fuel cell vehicle...

Big Ideas: the Full Cost of Electricity

March 29, 2018

Big Ideas, a new online magazine produced by UT’s McCombs School of Business, revisited a recent Energy Institute study, the Full Cost of Electricity...